2010 documentaries

Senna

Considered to be one of the great Formula 1 racing drivers of his generation. This documentary explores Ayrton Sennas' racing career through winning the F1 world championship three times before his untimely death at the age of 34.

Through The Wormhole - What Happened Before the Beginning?

Morgan Freeman presents through Through The Wormhole Season 1 Episode 4 What Happened Before the Beginning? This documentary asks the question, which we have all thought about before: What happened before the big bang?

Wonders of the Solar System - Empire of the sun

the powerhouse that is the sun is what keeps our solar system spinning, the water flowing on earth and it is the reason why we are alive today. In this documentary Brian Cox explore in detail what the sun means to us from solar eclipses to the inner workings of its core.

Wonders of the Solar System - Order out of chaos

At the time of the big bang the universe was incredibly uniform and some what perfectly distributed. Over time things in the universe go from an ordered state to a disordered one, thats just the nature behind the physics which drives the world we live in. In this documentary Professor Brian Cox expl[...]

wonders of the solar system - The Thin Blue Line

When you look up into the sky from the surface of the earth, one would believe that the earths atmosphere is almost endless. Of course we know that it does indeed end and beyond that is only the incredibly hash environment of space for billions of miles. In this documentary Brian Cox explores what i[...]

Wonders of the universe - Dead or Alive

The Earth is the only place that we know of to support life in the traditional Carbon, water reliant form. For you to be viewing this documentary now there has been an amazing array of chance events which lead to the earth being formed in the way it has. Everything from being located in the God[...]

Wonders of the universe - Aliens

Many of us want to know if there are aliens out there. Using mathematical principals it has been calculated that there are almost certainly aliens out there, somewhere in the cosmos, unfortunately we lack any real, tangible evidence yet. However there are a number of on-going projects with the[...]

The Revelation Of The Pyramids

The Revelation Of The Pyramids: The Pyramids of Giza are a true wonder of the ancient world and indeed the only one to still be standing. If you take into account what it took to create such incredible monuments in such a short period of time then it almost seems unbelievable. This documentary explo[...]

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future

A thought provoking documentary which explores the impact of our increasing use of nuclear energy. It looks into the argument from a different perspective which will make you think about how safe the radioactive waste from such energy production is as it takes 1000's of years to become safe agai[...]

How the earth was made - Mount Everest

A look at how Mount Everest was made, the tallest peak in the world. This documentary explore what it took to create the Himalayan mountains which were once apart on an ancient ocean bed. In the documentary you will find a lot of geological explanations along side supporting evidence. 

Are We Still Evolving ?

Anatomist Dr Alice Roberts looks into one of the great question about the human species: Are we still evolving. We as humans are the products of millions of years worth of evolution here on earth, but now in the 21st century can we safely say that we have escaped "the survival of the fittest&qu[...]

Grand Prix The Killer Years

Grand Prix The Killer Years: This documetory tells the story of Grand Prix racing in the 1960s and 70s where mechanical failure, lethal track design, fire and incompetence led to the death of many young drivers and spectators. This is the story of trying to introduce health and safety into motor rac[...]

The Search for Life: The Drake Equation

  What is the likeliness that we are alone in the universe? This is a question that has been pondered for centuries by philosophers and theologians, Dr Frank Drake was the first man to approach this question scientifically. In 1960 he began working on his theory, looking at several key[...]

First life

 David Attenborough travels around the world and back in time to discover the origins of life on planet Earth. This documentary paints a picture of what life was like back when it was only very primitive compared to its complexity now; it has only been in the last decade where scientific b[...]

Is there a creator?

This is probably the most thought-provoking question for people of the modern age and throughout the history of humanity. Science has allowed us to prove the how and the what but the why remains a complete mystery. Was the entire universe created by a god who is looking down on everything[...]

DMT: The Spirit Molecule

DMT: The Spirit Molecule, a 2010 documentary by Mitch Schultz investigating the strange properties of the psychoactive compound, a naturally occurring substance in humans and many species of plant.   Dimethyltryptamine (more commonly known as DMT) is one of the mo[...]

GasLand

Starting around 2010 all across America rural landowners have been receiving lucrative land rental offers from energy companies.. the reason? They think they will find chambers of natural gas which is mined using the controversial technique called “fracking”. Now Fracking supplies a h[...]

Inside the Church of Satan

An investigative documentary which looks into the controversial Church of satan. The Church of satan is a world wide organization LaVeyan Satanism as codified in The Satanic Bible. Joshua P. Warren takes us into this illusive world and gives an exclusive insight into the rituals and p[...]

To Infinity and Beyond

To Infinity and Beyond: Infinity is one of the most bizarre phenomena that we know of. No body really knows what infinity is or whether it even exists as nothing can be proven with a number that has no real value yet at the same time it can have a value. Infinity is something that all of us can imag[...]

Cancer: the Forbidden Cures

Around the world there are 20,000 people everyday who will die from cancer, when translated it’s equil to about 28 million deaths every year. In America there are half a million Cancer deaths per year alone. At the beginning of the last century 1 person out of 20 would[...]

Inside Job

Inside Job: A documentary about the massive financial crash of 2008 which cost more than $20 trillion and was the biggest global financial crash since the great depression of the 1930’s. At the beginning of 2008 the public, generally speaking, could not have imagined what would have[...]

Is Everything We Know About the Universe Wrong?

Is everything that we know about the universe wrong? Scientists are used to having theories that they have worked on for years suddenly debunked but the idea that everything that we know about the universe being incorrect is a scary notion yet something that is scientific at its core. This troubling[...]

The Light Bulb Conspiracy

The Light Bulb Conspiracy documentary starts in 1928 when a number of businessmen decided that when the products they are selling are made to last a long time it is detrimental to their businesses. Ever since the 1920’s the Obsolescence of products has increased massively.[...]

How the Universe Works: What Caused the Big Bang?

This documentary looks into what caused the big bang which if we turn back the cosmic clock we would see happened around 13.8 billion years ago. The big bang describes the state of the universe only a couple of femtosecond’s after time started which is a time so close to the beginning of time[...]

Great White Shark: Most Terrifying Predator on the Planet

Animal Presenter Stand Bernard 2010
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Great White Shark documentary. The Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is widely considered to be the most terrifying species on the planet because of its size, ferocity and cunningness as well as being portrayed as the villain in movies such as the 1975 Spielberg classic “Jaws&rdq[...]

Encountering Sea Monsters: The Humboldt Squid

Animal Presenter Tim Matheson 2010
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Documentary about the Humboldt squid. The Humboldt squid, known also as the jumbo squid is among the largest of the known squids in the ocean and was first discovered in 1835. This large predator can grow to a length of around 1.5 meters and has a reputation of aggression towards humans which o[...]

The Invocation

“The Invocation” is a documentary about the notion of God and world Peace. There are a lot of problems in the world and the reality is we should be working towards world peace and trying to reduce Earth pollution. Narrator Sharon Stone interviews many influential people such as, Dee[...]

Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

When you look up into a clear sky at night space looks like a peaceful and tranquil place however it is not. Our very own solar system poses a threat to planet Earth in the form of asteroids which are typically orbiting the sun in-between the planets Mars and Jupiter but can sometimes be knocked off[...]

Through The Wormhole: Are We Alone?

We know with almost certainty that aliens are out there in the universe, but why have we not found them yet? Scientist are hoping to change this equilibrium and make contact, a mission that will change our view on the universe like never before. In the documentary Through The Wormhole: Are We Alone?[...]

Inside the Milky Way

We live in the milky way galaxy, a swirling mass of 400 billion stars, dust and at the centre a supermassive black hole. The name “milky”, (originally greek, galaxías kýklos, "milky circle”) was derived because when observed from Earth the galaxy has the appearan[...]

Gazza's Tears: The Night that Changed Football

Gazza's tears: the night that changed football: ITV documentary shown in 2010. Twenty years on from one of football's most iconic matches, ITV1 revisits England's 1990 World Cup semi final match against Germany in Gazza's Tears: The Night That Changed Football. Gazza is an iconi[...]

Catfish

Catfish is a documentary film which was released in 2010 by production companies, Relativity pictures and Rogue pictures and distributed by Universal Pictures. This is the story of a young photographer called Yaniv “Nev” Schulman from Michigan who was using the online social network[...]

Restrepo

Restrepo, a 2010 war documentary film directed by renowned journalistic filmmakers, Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger who spent a year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan. This documentary explores in great detail the lives of men who were on the front line in the Afganistan war[...]

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Art Presenter Rhys Ifans 2010
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Exit Through the Gift Shop is a 2010 documentary film directed by the highly acclaimed British street artist Banksy about Thierry Guetta, a French immigrant living in Los Angels, street artist Invader and friends. Guetta has an obsession with street art and this film follows him in his every step to[...]

Is Seeing Believing?

Is Seeing Believing? An hour-long BBC documentary that brings you into the amazing world of illusions and how they play tricks on the mind. The “tricks” shown in the documentary seem simple and allow the audience to get a sense of how the brain changes what it perceives opposed to what i[...]

The Silver Pharaoh

Out of all the historic monuments in Egypt the royal tomb of Psusennes “the silver Pharaoh” is one of the most spectacular, yes, even more, so that that of the famous King Tut. If this is the case then why hasn’t it receive much worldwide attention? “The Silver Pharaoh"[...]

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 2001 documentary about the wonderful Chauvet cave located in Southern France. Chances are you have not heard anything about this cave but it is very important to our connection with our ancestors and a story that Werner Herzog wanted to share to peop[...]

The Simpsons 20th Anniversary

A documentary celebrating the 20th anniversary of the iconic T.V show “The Simpsons”. Morgan Spurlock, self-proclaimed Simpsons geek and the guy who created the now famous documentary Supersize Me attempts to find out just how we all got addicted to watching thes[...]

What in the World Are They Spraying? (Chemtrail Documentary)

Conspiracy Presenter Michael J. Murphy 2010 Unrated

The chemtrail conspiracy is the claim that high-flying jet planes are polluting the atmosphere with biological agents for weather modification and other purposes not disclosed to the public. The “chemtrail” is the water condensation trail left behind high flying airplanes[...]

The Battle for Marjah

Military & War Presenter Anthony Wonke 2010 Unrated

The Battle for Marjah: A film written by Dan Anderson about the biggest military mission since the beginning of the Afganistan war. Operation Moshtarak happened between February 13th, 2010 and December 7th, 2010 and was an American lead coalition force involving 15,000 troops from the[...]

Unforgettable: The Korean War

Military & War Presenter Fred O. Knipe 2010 Unrated

American film-maker and director Tom Kleespie presents Unforgettable: The Korean War a film which explores “the forgotten war” through interviewing servicemen from the US, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force who share their first-hand experiences in one of the worst conflicts of[...]

The Making of Elton John: Madman Across the Water

BiographyMusic Presenter Elton John 2010 Unrated

Elton John is one of the best selling musicians of all time and one of the limited number of British artists to become a superstar in the United States. This documentary revisits the life of the “rocket man” and how he developed his unique taste for music that would captivate the minds o[...]

Last Day of the Dinosaurs

“Last Day of the Dinosaurs”, a documentary about the extinction of the dinosaurs, known as the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event around 66 million years ago. This film brings that fateful day back to life using animation and physical models which shows just how brutal a la[...]

Atlantis: The Evidence

Historian Bettany Hughes investigates the magnificent story of Atlantis by the Greek philosopher Plato. This fictional Island has captivated the imaginations of people over the centuries and influenced the literature of future writers, but was this awe-inspiring place that met wi[...]

Arduino - The Documentary

Arduino the documentary is a look at the story of the open-source hardware board that now artists, engineers, students use to build many things.

The Secret Life of Chaos

  Chaos theory is a mathematical study of how a seemingly chaotic system can be dramatically affected by a very small change, somewhat like a domino effect with infinitely growing magnitude; a change with little weight can over time be amplified into something that controls the whole sy[...]

America: The Story of Us - Cities

  Hollywood actor Liev Schreiber hosts America: The Story of Us - Cities, which looks into how America built modern cities from the ground up and created modern steel symbols such as the Empire State building.

Mao's Bloody Revolution

Mao's Bloody Revolution: A film created by British journalist and author Philip Short about the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution conducted by Chinese leader Mao Zedong.   The documentary opens with the rise of the Communist Party of China which under Mao took control of[...]

12th And Delaware

  On an unassuming corner in Fort Pierce, Florida, it is easy to miss the insidious war that is raging. But on each side on 12th & Delaware, people with opposing views stand locked in a heated battle. On one side of the street sits an abortion clinic. On the other side, a pro-life cent[...]

Everything Is a Remix

ArtActivism Presenter Kirby Ferguson 2010 Unrated

  Everything Is a Remix is the first documentary in a series by Kirby Ferguson about modern attitudes towards intellectual property and how this can be counter-productive in the pursuit of creative production. A quote from Kirby Ferguson about his intentions for making this[...]

Did Cooking Make Us Human?

  In the Did Cooking Make Us Human? documentary Horizon asks whether eating cooked food prompted changes that helped humanity evolve. Today in the civilised world one would not think that cooking some bacon and eggs is anything particularly revolutionary and smart, however, there w[...]

Dirty Pictures

  Dirty Pictures is a 2010 biographical drug documentary about Alexander Sasha Shulgin who was a chemist responsible for creating more than 200 psychedelic compounds including the notorious MDMA (Ecstacy).   Shulgin's vast number of discoveries made a massive impact on ps[...]

Freakonomics

Freakonomics is a 2010 documentary narrated by Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) exploring how human behaviour responds to incentives.   Chad Troutwine, creator of the film assembled a team of renowned documentary gurus such as Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) who suggeste[...]

The Buddha

SocietyBiography Presenter Richard Gere 2010 Unrated

  The Buddha is the founding figure of Buddhism, a religion of traditions, ideas and spiritual practices. He is believed to have eastern part of ancient India sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE.   This 2010 documentary film explores the history of this ancient fig[...]

Waste Land

BiographySociety Presenter Lucy Walker 2010 Unrated

  The "Waste Land" documentary co-directed by Lucy Walker, Karen Harley takes us to the outskirts of Rio De Janeiro where the biggest landfill site in the world is located.   This really looks like an alien landscape, and certainly not a place where anyone would want to[...]

Bag It

  Bag It is a 2010 comedy documentary following American actor Jeb Berrier (I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore)  after he made a pledge to stop using plastic bags.   While he doesn't see himself as a "tree hugger", he and his wife came to the realisa[...]

Generation Zero

  Generation Zero is a controversial documentary film by Beirbart editor Steve Bannon discussing the causes for the global economic crash of 2008.   The main narrative of the film studies how social changes have directly affected the practices of financial institutions, influenced[...]

A Murder Of Crows

  A Murder Of Crows shows us crows like never before with narration by Canadian broadcaster and writer Nora Young.   Of all birds, crows are pretty much the most disliked apart from vultures maybe, but they tend to not gather near to where people live so the beef is not strong wit[...]

Aliens of the Deep

The Aliens of the Deep documentary proves that you don't have to look into deep space to find creatures that look like they are not from our planet.   In the depths of the deepest oceans live some of the stranges animals you could possibly imagine. While oceans cover over 70% of the E[...]

Josef Fritzl: Story of a Monster

  Josef Fritzl: Story of a Monster by David Notman-Watt explores the grizzly crimes of this prolific Austrian criminal.   Using interviews with family members and victims, this Josef Fritzl documentary sheds light on just how depraved this man is and what he did to his daughter wh[...]

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking brings us fascinating new knowledge about our deadly, awe-inspiring universe which is a symphony of mathematic perfection.   1. The documentary begins with aliens, which is a subject that has been covered by dozens of documentaries. Not many feature[...]

The Broad Street Bullies

Sport Presenter Liev Schreiber 2010 Unrated

  Broad Street Bullies is a 2010 sports documentary about the National Hockey League team the Philidelphia Flyers.   The film which is directed by legendary documentary filmmaker George Roy (Fists of Freedom), and narrated by American actor Liev Schreiber (X-men, Spotlight), explo[...]

The Scheme

Society Presenter Jamie Lee 2010 Unrated

  The Scheme documentary series takes us to Scotland, following six families in the Onthank and Knockinlaw housing schemes.   Narrated by Jamie Lee, the film has been criticised as being "poverty porn" by residents of the streets depicted, though the BBC producers of &qu[...]

The Dark Side of Chocolate

  The Dark Side of Chocolate brings to light the truth behind the West's favourite confectionary item.   This 2010 documentary which is narrated by Danish actor David Bateson takes us to cocoa plantations in the Ivory Coast and Ghana where 80% of the world's chocolate orig[...]

Cool It

Cool It is a 2010 documentary by American filmmaker Ondi Timoner which is based on the book "Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming" by Danish political scientist, Bjørn Lomborg.   The main argument that Lomborg makes in his book is the crit[...]

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

BiographyArt Presenter Alan Yentob 2010 Unrated

  Vincent Van Gogh is one of the worlds most famous artists to have ever lived. Unfortunately, he is not remembered by the public-at-large for his enigmatic artwork, rather as a mad-man who cut his ear off.   The 2010 "Van Gogh: Painted with Words" art documentary hosted[...]

The Collective Evolution

Conspiracy Presenter Joe Martino 2010 Unrated

The Collective Evolution is a documentary aimed at showing the current state of the world, why it needs to be changed, and how each and every one of us can play a role in changing it.

Chemistry: A Volatile History

Chemistry: A Volatile History, a science docutrio by the renowned British theoretical physicist, broadcaster and author Jim Al-Khalili about how chemists made discoveries which changed the way we live forever.   Chemistry is the study of how elements behave and with those being the b[...]

Fast Food, Fat Profits: Obesity in America

Obesity in America has reached a crisis point. Two out of every three Americans are overweight, one out of every three is obese. One in three is expected to have diabetes by 2050.   The 2010 documentary “Fast Food, Fat Profits: Obesity in America” with narration from acto[...]

Waiting for ‘Superman’

Waiting for ‘Superman’, a 2010 documentary directed Davis Guggenheim who follows several students as they work towards getting into charter school. The film criticises the education system in the United States, specifically the public asset privatisation as well as a number of other aspe[...]

Tabloid

In the 2010 documentary "Tabloid", director Errol Morris (The Thin Blue Line) investigates the story of Joyce McKinney, a former beauty queen.   In 1977 McKinney, originally from Salt Lake City Utah hit the headlines in Britain for what has become known as the Manacled Mormon ca[...]

Happy People: A Year In The Taiga

NatureSociety Presenter Werner Herzog 2010 Unrated

Happy People: A Year In The Taiga, a 2010 documentary by Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukow which takes us to the surreal landscape of the Siberia Taiga in Russia to follow indigenous people who live by the river Yenisei.   The film shows us a completely different culture that is absolutel[...]

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

Movie Presenter Heather Langenkamp 2010 Unrated

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, a 2010 American four-hour documentary that chronicles the entire Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, except the 2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street remake.

Armadillo

Armadillo, 2010 war documentary by filmmaker Janus Metz Pedersen who follows a group of Danish soldiers as they travelled to the Armadillo military base located in Helmand province of Afghanistan in February 2009.   The film captures a high level of verisimilitude, in that it captures the[...]

Through the Wormhole

Through the Wormhole season one, a landmark 6-part science documentary hosted by actor Morgan Freeman, who of course needs no introduction. The film is split into six sections that cover fundamental questions any curious mind would have about the universe and the nature of reality:   Is T[...]

Third Reich: The Rise & Fall

Third Reich: The Rise & Fall, a 2010 documentary which features painstakingly researched rare archive footage and unheard interviews with people who were inside Hitlers Germany.   There are many documentaries about World War 2, but this documentary takes viewers directly into Germany[...]

Building the Great Cathedrals

ArtEngineering Presenter Jay O. Sanders 2010 Unrated

Building the Great Cathedrals: Gothic cathedrals are some of the most magnificent buildings on the planet, featuring stunning architecture and intricate artwork. They are easily some of the best achievements in human history.   This documentary hosted by Jay O. Sanders looks into how[...]

Nazi Collaborators

Nazi Collaborators, a 13-part war documentary series hosted by Alastair Simpson which tells the stories of some of those who collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War 2.   Many, many people, companies and other groups decided to collaborate with Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime lead[...]

Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World

HistoryScience Presenter stephen Hawking 2010 Unrated

Genius of Britain, a 5-part documentary charting the history of some of Britain's most important scientists and innovators.   The main presenter is Theoretical Physicist & Cosmologist Stephen Hawking. Segments covering scientists in different fields of study are presented by those[...]

The Two Escobars

A documentary about the two most famous Escobars from Columbia, Andrés and Pablo. While the two were not related and most certainly did not have the same profession their fates were intertwined as "The Two Escobars" shows.   Pablo Escobar needs no introduction for his is[...]

How Many People Can Live on Planet Earth?

How Many People Can Live on Planet Earth? This seemingly simple question is what British naturalist David Attenborough wanted to find out so he decided to make this documentary.   Reflecting on a time he can remember back in the 1950's when the world's population was around 2.5 bi[...]

Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis

Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis (original title: Överdos En Film Om Nästa Finanskris) is a 2010 Swedish documentary film about the potentiality of a new financial crisis stemming from 2008.   Martin Borgs, the director argues the point that leaders we are voting in to make s[...]

The Day Before Disclosure

The Day Before Disclosure documentary by Terje Toftenes, Truls Toftenes investigates the incredible secrecy surrounding UFO's (unidentified flying object).   This award-winning documentary presents a comprehensive look at the huge number of UFO sightings that have occurred in the last[...]

Lemmy

Lemmy, a 2010 feature-length documentary film by Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski about the life and career of rock music legend Ian Fraser Kilmister, better known by his stage name Lemmy.   Lemmy (24 December 1945 – 28 December 2015), from Stoke-on-Trent, England founded the rock band[...]

Elsa: The Lioness That Changed The World

ActivismAnimalNature Presenter 2010 Unrated

Elsa The Lioness made history in the 1960’s when she became the first ever captive lion to be released back into the wild, she had been raised by game warden George Adamson and his wife Joy Adamson in Kenya. Elsa had gone to live with the Adamson’s along with her two sisters after they h[...]

WWII in HD: The Air War

WWII in HD: The Air War is a feature-length 2010 history documentary which follows the story of three 8th Air Force airmen and the war reporter Andy Rooney for the year which led up to D-Day battle against the powerful German Luftwaffe. The documentary makes use of original color[...]

Hitler's Secret Science

Hitlers Secret Science is a 45 minute long 2010 documentary about the huge teams of leading scientists which were working for Nazi Germany in their quest to develop the devastating weapons they needed to win them the Second World War, they had even made progress towards developing an atomic bomb. By[...]

The People vs. George Lucas

ArtMovie Presenter Alexandre O. Philippe 2010 Unrated

The People vs. George Lucas is a 2010 documentary by Alexandre O. Philippe exploring filmmaking and obsessive fans, the centrepiece being the "Star Wars" movie franchise and its creator George Lucas.

After The Apocalypse: The Polygon Tests

After the Apocalypse is a disturbing documentary about long-term radiation effects on people living within The Polygon, an area inside the former Soviet Socialist Republic of Kazakhstan.   Officially known as the Semipalatinsk Test Site, "The Polygon" is where the Soviet Union c[...]